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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/8/11 Benjamin Franklin, Autobiography Professor Iannini Early American Literature October 4, 2010
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2/8/11 Quiz : 1. How does Franklin obtain his freedom from his indentured servitude to his brother? 1. Tell me something about Franklin’s “project of arriving at moral perfection” from part two of the Autobiography ? How does Franklin go about this project? How does the project end?
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2/8/11 The Way to Wealth : 1. Satire of the clergy: Father Abraham cites Poor Richard’s Almanac rather than scripture 1. Self-promotional: Reminding readers of the popularity of the Almanac and its message of economic self-reliance through thrift and industry. 1. Self-satire: In the end the Almanac changes nothing. The “vendue” begins and people go into debt to buy things they don’t need. 1. Like Edwards, Franklin has a clear sense of the limits of the individual will.
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2/8/11 The Speech of Polly Baker 1. Exemplifies Franklin’s habit, early in his career, of
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